William Rowley

Rowley, William (rouˈlē) [key], 1585?–1642?, English playwright and actor. He collaborated with many noted dramatists, including Dekker, Ford, and Webster; his best work, notably The Changeling (1622), was written with Thomas Middleton. Of Rowley's own plays, All's Lost by Lust (1622) is considered to be his best.

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